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CPPT II - Paddy Power Irish Open

€2,250 No-Limit Hold'em

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Hand For Hand Has Begun

With the elimination of Charles Matz in 49th place we are now just one away from the money and hand-for-hand play has begun. The next player eliminated will be the bubble person.


 
 
Buy-In: $10,000
Prize Pool: $1,682,600
Entrants: 179

Event 17 - $10,000 Pot-Limit Hold'em

  • Jun 08, '12 - Jun 10, '12
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Updates on Final Day (Jun 10, 12)

 
 

Andy Frankenberger Wins Event no. 17 ($445,899)

Level: 30

Blinds: 60,000-120,000

Andy Frankenberger Wins Event no. 17 ($445,899)
Phil Ivey Eliminated in 2nd Place ($275,559)

Andy Frankenberger

Andy Frankenberger began heads-up play slightly out chipped but managed to win some big pots off of Phil Ivey in Level 30 to pull out in front. Frankenberger won a 1,750,000 showdown with king-high to take the lead and then took another big pot from Ivey that went to a showdown with the nut straight. That hand gave Frankenberger a sizable chip advantage heading into the final hand of the night.

Andy Frankenberger opened the button for 300,000 and Phil Ivey called from the big blind.

The flop came ASpade Suit5Diamond Suit4Heart Suit, Ivey checked, Frankenberger bet 130,000, Ivey raised to 600,000, Frankenberger shoved and Ivey called all in.

Ivey was all in for his tournament life and behind with 7Diamond Suit6Diamond Suit for an open-ended straight draw with a backdoor flush draw against Frankenberger’s top pair with AHeart SuitJDiamond Suit.

The turn and river were the 5Spade Suit and the 5Club Suit, giving Frankenberger a full house on the river to win the pot and eliminate Phil Ivey in 2nd place ($275,559). Andy Frankenberger wins Event no. 17, taking home the $445,899 grand prize and the seventeenth gold bracelet of the 2012 WSOP.

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Level 29 Update: Ivey Leads Frankenberger Heads-Up; Eslami 3rd (199,623)

Level: 29

Blinds: 50,000-100,000

Players Remaining: 2 out of 179

Average Chip Count: 2,685,000

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 3 — Phil Ivey — 2,870,000

Seat no. 6 — Andy Frankenberger — 2,500,000

Players Eliminated:

Ali Eslami — 3rd Place ($199,623)

Live Updates:

Ali Eslami Eliminated in 3rd Place ($199,623)

Ali Eslami

Ali Eslami was left on the short stack after Andy Frankenberger doubled through him this level with ADiamond SuitAClub Suit against ASpade SuitKClub Suit. Frankenbeger won the pre-flop showdown and took the chip lead that hand with about 2.8 million, putting Eslami on the short stack with just 2.5 big blinds.

On his final hand, Eslami got it all in before the flop with KHeart SuitQClub Suit against phil Ivey’s 8Heart Suit8Club Suit.

The board came ASpade Suit9Club Suit4Spade Suit6Heart SuitADiamond Suit, offering no help to Ali Eslami who was eliminated in 3rd place ($199,623). That hand put Ivey back out in front with the chip lead going into heads-up play.

With the elimination of Ali Eslami in 3rd place ($199,623), Phil Ivey took the chip lead going into heads-up play with about 2.6 million to Frankenberger’s 2.55 million.

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Player Tags: Phil Ivey,   Ali Eslami,   Andy Frankenberger
 

Level 28 Update: Ivey Way Out in Front; Venovski 4th ($147,345)

Level: 28

Blinds: 40,000-80,000

Players Remaining: 3 out of 179

Average Chip Count: 1,790,000

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 1 — Ali Eslami — 1,915,000

Seat no. 3 — Phil Ivey — 2,630,000

Seat no. 6 — Andy Frankenberger — 835,000

Players Eliminated:

Alexander Venovski — 4th Place ($147,345)

Live Updates:

Alexander Venovski Eliminated in 4th Place ($147,345)

Alexander Venovski

Alexander Venovski entered the level as the short stack and managed to double through Phil Ivey to stay alive, but Ivey quickly got all of the chips back a few hands later. Phil Ivey opened the pot for 160,000 from under the gun, Alexander Venovski reraised to 440,000 from the small blind, Ivey shoved and Venovski called all in for around 700,000.

Venovski was all in for his tournament life with ASpade SuitQDiamond Suit against Ivey’s 7Diamond Suit7Club Suit.

The board came JDiamond Suit6Heart Suit2Club Suit2Spade Suit3Spade Suit, offering no help to Alexander Venovski who was eliminated in 4th place ($147,345). Phil Ivey took a huge chip lead going into three-handed play with about 2.6 million.

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Player Tags: Phil Ivey,   Alexander Venovski
 

Level 27 Update: Ivey Leads Final Four; Bevand 5th ($110,731)

Level: 27

Blinds: 30,000-60,000

Players Remaining: 4 out of 179

Average Chip Count: 1,342,500

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 1 — Ali Eslami — 1,250,000
Seat no. 3 — Phil Ivey — 2,175,000

Seat no. 6 — Andy Frankenberger — 1,535,000
Seat no. 7 — Alexander Venovski — 860,000

Players Eliminated:

Manuel Bevand — 5th Place ($110,731)

Live Updates:

Manuel Bevand Eliminated in 5th Place ($110,731)

Manuel Bevand

Manuel Bevand was crippled and left with just 1 big blind after losing a huge showdown with pocket jacks against Andy Frankenberger’s A-K suited. Frankenberger got it all in before the flop for about 730,000 and Bevand called with just about 1 big blind behind. Frankenberger turned an ace to win the pot and double up, leaving Bevand down to his last 45,000 or so as he got it all in the next hand against Phi Ivey.

Bevand was all in for his tournament life with 6Club Suit4Diamond Suit against Ivey’s KDiamond Suit9Spade Suit.

The board came QHeart Suit8Spade Suit5Heart Suit5Diamond SuitADiamond Suit, offering no help to Manuel Bevand who was eliminated in 5th place ($110,731).

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Level 25 Update: Deeb 6th ($84,668), Marafioti 7th ($65,840), Weinman 8th ($52,059)

Level: 25

Blinds: 20,000-40,000

Players Remaining: 5 out of 179

Average Chip Count: 1,074,000

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 1 — Ali Eslami — 1,205,000
Seat no. 3 — Phil Ivey — 945,000
Seat no. 4 — Manuel Bevand — 1,555,000

Seat no. 6 — Andy Frankenberger — 935,000
Seat no. 7 — Alexander Venovski — 730,000

Players Eliminated:

Shaun Deeb — 6th Place ($84,668)
Matt Marafioti — 7th Place ($65,840)
Daniel Weinman — 8th Place ($52,059)

Live Updates:

Shaun Deeb Eliminated in 6th Place ($84,668)

Shaun Deeb

Andy Frankenberger opened the button for 125,000, Shaun Deeb moved all in for 425,000 from the blind and Frankenberger called.

Frankenberger led before the flop with a pair of sixes against Deeb’s AHeart SuitKSpade Suit.

The board came JHeart Suit10Diamond Suit6Spade SuitQHeart SuitQDiamond Suit

Frankenberger flopped a set, Deeb turned a straight and Frankenberger rivered a full house to win the pot. Shaun Deeb was eliminated in 6th place ($84,668).

Matt Marafioti Eliminated in 7th Place ($65,840)

Matt Marafioti

Matt Marafiot moved all in before the flop for his last 15,000 and got three callers. The flop came KClub SuitJClub Suit6Heart Suit, and Ali Eslami, Shuan Deeb and Alexander Venovski all checked the side pot.

The turn was the QSpade Suit, Venovski bet 60,000 and both Deeb and Eslami folded.

Venovski was ahead on the turn with AHeart Suit10Heart Suit for a made straight against Marafiot’s A – 2. Marafioti was drawing dead.

The river was the 7Diamond Suit and Matt Marafioti was eliminated in 7th place ($65,840).

Daniel Weinman Eliminated in 8th Place ($52,059)

Daniel Weinman

Andy Frankenberger opened the button for 125,000, Daniel Weinman moved all in from the big blind and Frankenberger called.

Frankenberger was ahead with QSpade SuitQHeart Suit against Weinman’s KClub SuitQClub Suit.

The board came ASpade Suit7Heart Suit7Diamond Suit8Heart Suit5Heart Suit, offering no help to Daniel Weinman who was eliminated in 8th place ($52,059). Andy Frankenberger moved up to about 1,000,000 in chips that hand.

The remaining five players took a one hour dinner break at the conclusion of Level 25 and should return at approximately 9:15pm to resume play.

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Level 24 Update: Hoyt Corkins Eliminated in 9th Place ($41,829)

Level: 24

Blinds: 15,000-30,000

Players Remaining: 8 out of 179

Average Chip Count: 767,142

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 1 — Ali Eslami — 265,000
Seat no. 2 — Matt Marafioti — 325,000
Seat no. 3 — Phil Ivey — 825,000
Seat no. 4 — Manuel Bevand — 1,750,000

Seat no. 6 — Andy Frankenberger — 1,000,000
Seat no. 7 — Alexander Venovski — 390,000
Seat no. 8 — Daniel Weinman — 350,000
Seat no. 9 — Shaun Deeb — 630,000

Players Eliminated:

Hoyt Corkins — 9th Place ($41,829)

Live Updates:

Hoyt Corkins Eliminated in 9th Place ($41,829)
Hoyt Corkins

Hoyt Corkins entered the official, nine-handed final table as the short stack with just 8 big blinds an was the first player eliminated. Manuel Bevand opened the pot for 40,000, Hoyt Corkins moved all in for 260,000 and Bevand called.

Bevand was ahead before the flop with AHeart SuitJSpade Suit against Corkins’ pocket pair of nines.

The board came ADiamond Suit10Club Suit8Club SuitJDiamond Suit10Diamond Suit, giving Bevand top pair on the flop and top two pair on the turn to win the pot and eliminate Hoyt Corkins in 9th place ($41,829). That Hand put Bevand up to about 1.4 million.

Shorts Stacks Double

Shaun Deeb was on the short stack with just 4 big blinds when he found a double up through Manuel Bevand. Deeb got it in before the flop with ASpade SuitAHeart Suit against Bevand’s KSpade SuitJSpade Suit. Bevand missed and Deeb doubled up to about 280,000 that hand.

Andy Frankenberger was the next short stack to double when he got it in before the flop with a pair of sixes against Alexander Venovski’s ASpade SuitKSpade Suit. Venovski missed and Frankenberger doubled up to just over 700,000 that hand, knocking Venvoksi down to the short stack with just 180,000.

Be sure to check back with Card Player at the conclusion of each level for regular updates with all of the action, current chip counts, and prize distributions.

 

Action Begins, Official Final Table Now Underway

The final table of Event no. 17 ($10,000 Pot-Limit Hold’em) is now underway, and Card Player will be posting level-by-level updates with all of the action, current chip counts, and prize distributions.

Day 3 began with 18 players spread out over two tables, and with the elimination of Ryan Julius in 10th Place ($34,139), the official 9-handed final table is now set. Play will begin in Level 24 with blinds of 15,000-30,000, and will continue until a winner is determined.

With cards now back in the air, here is a look at the final table and how these players match up:

Seat no. 1 — Ali Eslami — 730,000
Seat no. 2 — Matt Marafioti — 455,000
Seat no. 3 — Phil Ivey — 1,185,000
Seat no. 4 — Manuel Bevand — 1,095,000
Seat no. 5 — Hoyt Corkins — 260,000
Seat no. 6 — Andy Frankenberger — 435,000
Seat no. 7 — Alexander Venovski — 490,000
Seat no. 8 — Daniel Weinman — 390,000
Seat no. 9 — Shaun Deeb — 330,000

While only 9 remain, this event gathered 179 players, creating a total prize pool of $1,682,600. Here is a look at the final payouts:

1st Place — $445,899
2nd Place — $275,559
3rd Place — $199,623
4th Place — $147,345
5th Place — $110,731
6th Place — $84,668
7th Place — $65,840
8th Place — $52,059
9th Place — $41,829

Be sure to check back with Card Player at the conclusion of each level for regular updates with all of the action, current chip counts, and prize distributions.

 
 

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